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  • MMAF : Moratorium on fishing license to be implemented

    November 03, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Susi Pudjiastuti will implement moratorium on fishing license to fight illegal fishing in Indonesian waters. “I have already proposed the ministerial decree and now waiting for the approval from Ministry of Law and Human Rights,” said Pudjiastuti, on Friday (3/11). In addition, she will revise […]

  • People who Harvest Fogs

    November 01, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Drought has hit parts of Indonesia. Climate change has exacerbated the sufferings of impoverished farmers, leaving only a handful who managed to stay in the rice fields. This is a story about farmers who try to survive amid the drought, and find a way out by harvesting fogs. Ekuatorial.com, Semarang. All afternoon Kasilah had been […]

  • MMAF : Vessel Monitoring System to fight illegal fishing

    October 31, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – To eradicate illegal fishing in Indonesian waters, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries will implement monitoring system for vessels, or dubbed as VMS, said a senior official, on Friday (31/100, in Jakarta. “With VMS [Vessel Monitoring System], we will be able to track down where ships go [to fish]. Each ships have […]

  • Ramah Iklim Ya, Ramah Bisnis Juga Bisa

    October 31, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jangkung, Melengkung, juga Ramah dan Untung Jakarta, Ekuatorial—Gedung  ramah lingkungan mampu menghemat listrik, air, bahan baku, dan mengurangi emisi gas rumah kaca serta memajukan bisnis lokal, namun tetap nyaman dan menguntungkan. Dengan Peraturan Gubernur tahun 2012, Jakarta menjadi kota pertama di Asia Pasifik yang mewajibkan pembangunan gedung ramah lingkungan.   Selain tingginya yang 230 meter […]

  • Sorong official confiscated endangered pigeons

    October 30, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – More than 40 Victoria crowned pigeons were still waiting to be released from West Papua Natural Conservation Agency, said an official in Sorong, on Thursday (30/10). The endemic bird of Papua is listed as ‘vulnerable’ at the IUCN Red List and CITES Appendix II. Solu Batara, an official of West Papua Natural […]

  • Permit is an instrument for control : Minister of Environment and Forestry

    October 30, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Three major issues, regulation, campaign, and permit, will be crucial for environment ministry to tackle, said Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Environment and Forestry, in Jakarta, on Wednesday (29/10). “Permit is an instrument for control. So, it should be corrected to the public that permit is not a transaction,” Nurbaya said adding that […]

  • New Marine Minister targeted illegal fishing

    October 29, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – New Minister Marine and Fisheries Affairs, Susi Pudjiastuti, promised to optimize the country’s marine potential. “Indonesia’s marine wealth is enormous but have yet to be managed,” said Pudjiastuti in Jakarta, on Tuesday (28/10). Furthermore, she said that one of her concerns was dealing with illegal fishing and over fishing in Indonesia. “We […]

  • Fire care community established to protect Mount Merbabu National Park

    October 29, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Boyolali, Ekuatorial – Mount Merbabu National Park agency established a group of volunteers or known as fire care community to tackle forest fires in the area, said an official, in Boyolali, Central Java, on Monday (26/10). Mount Merbabu, stretched across Semarang, Magelang, and Boyolali districts, is a protected area of 5,725 hectares serve as conservation […]

  • Siti Nurbaya Bakar appointed as new Minister of Environment and Forestry

    October 27, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial — Siti Nurbaya Bakar, a politician from National Democratic Party has been selected to lead the newly-joint Ministry of Environment and Forestry, for the next five years. Her appointment was announced by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, on Sunday (26/10). Initially, speculation rose that Bakar would be assigned to Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Ministry […]

  • Walhi: 93 Companies Suspected of Burning Forest

    October 24, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangka Raya, Ekuatorial – The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) claimed already has data and evidence of hotspots in 93 Palm Oil Large Private Estates (PBS) at 11 districts in Central Kalimantan. But they won’t publish those companies because now they are preparing class action lawsuit framework. “We have data and evidence, a photograph of […]


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